High Standards Seen At Schools’ Music Festival

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This year’s Schools’ Music Festival has been described as being of “an extremely high standard” by Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands. Speaking towards the end of the event at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre yesterday, Senator Husbands said it was quite clear schools had taken it to a high level in …

Meetings On Combermere This Friday

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will this Friday, January 6, hold meetings with two interests groups of the Combermere School. The Ministry will meet separately with parents and guardians of students who attend the school, at its Waterford, St. Michael location, at 1:00 p.m. A little later in the evening, at 3:00 p.m., a meeting will be …

Husbands: Technology Is Not A Substitute

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Teachers have been told that as valuable and critical as technology is, it cannot replace the preparation and work which they are expected to put into the classroom. This was expressed today by Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education,  Senator Harry Husbands, as he thanked Aldas, a newly authorised Apple reseller in the USA, and the Montclair Kimberley Academy, …

Symposium Fits With Government’s Policy

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A symposium on renewable energy sponsored by the Barbados Light and Power Company Ltd. (BL&P) and held collaboratively with the Media Resource Department (MRD) has been described as “fitting well with the National Sustainable Energy Policy of Barbados”. The comments came today as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands, addressed the start …

Erdiston’s New Degree Programme Lauded

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The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme (Primary) at Erdiston Teachers’ Training College “lays a new cornerstone for the future development of teacher education and preparation in Barbados”. This sentiment was expressed at the launch of this programme on Wednesday, by Acting Minister of Education, Senator Harry Husbands, who highly recommended the Pine Hill, St. Michael institution to the 183 recruits. …

Top Students Told: Appreciate Sacrifices Made

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Remember the sacrifices that led to your academic achievements and write your future. This was a key message sent to 21 top students in the 2016 Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination when Acting Minister of Education, Science Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands addressed Diamonds International fifth annual presentation of Mont Blanc pens to high achievers, recently at Limegrove Lifestyle …